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Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm EDT
may be offensive. c-span: at what point did you decide to do a documentary on the detroit? >> guest: i'm from the area. i was born and raised in the dietrich areas of there was a personal connection. i never considered making a film in detroit or with any personal ties to myself whatsoever. but my co-director and body, rachel, started talking about the city of detroit in late 2008, because i would return home and things seemed to be getting worse and worse. it was all pretty bad when i grew up there in the 80's. so to see the crisis spread out further and further into the suburbs and a lot of people i knew were leaving and we started discussing what was the future of this place, but wouldn't like, then in october of 2009i came with my crew for three days as an experiment and filmed in a city just as an outsider and talked to a few people and absolutely riveted by the people and the place. and i thought there's definitely a movie here. i'm not sure what it is that we need to make a film and in detroit. c-span: i read that you're father had an impact on you and his business is over the y
Aug 12, 2013 4:00am PDT
, detroit's bankruptcy is hurting investor's miles from michigan. plus, why soda is becoming a harder sell. and, here's man's new best friend: why more chickens and roosters are moving away from the farm. first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning! it's monday, august 12th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: is the summer rally slipping away? the major indicies all fell friday, ending down for the entire week. it's the first weekly decline since june as traders fret over the fed's next move. gold was a gainer by $4. oil added on $2.63 apple shines in its patent case. the internationl trade commission ruled that samsung infringed on iphone patents owned by apple. samsung is expected to appeal. and aol has turned into a chatter stock. shares rose 2% friday on speculation the internet company is planning drastic cuts or that it may shut down its local news sites, called patch. scott shellady of trean group joins us on this monday morning. happy monday morning to you, scott. - good morning. - how critica
FOX Business
Aug 6, 2013 1:00pm EDT
is the story with chicago? truly as bad as detroit or heading in that direction? >> economically not as bad a viable global city but their budget is a mess. $3 billion in taxes they collect, this year is the need to a $415 million for pensions and that is going to $1 billion in a year. this release the projection, that would be the third tax collection going in to pensions. this is something the state is mandating and they don't know how they can pay that. lori: you mentioned chicago economically in better shape. look at the baseball game where all those people to do a rod, more about that this afternoon but the underlying economy of chicago seems to have some growth potential. >> the economy there is okay and. nobody is really flying in this economy but here is the point, has not been economically declining of the way detroit is but their pension obligations are, their pension system is in worse shape than detroit's, detroit's system is considered an argument how well funded it is but they have four pension systems in chicago, one of them is only 25% funded and the other one is only 38% fu
FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 10:00am PDT
will take a look at the details. >>> detroit may be the biggest u.s. city to ever declare bankruptcy. as it tries to fight its way back from a full-on collapse seems like the motor city's woes could have a major impact on other cities across the as we 9 embassies and consulate that were closed as a result of an al qaeda terror threat will reopen tomorrow, we will take a look at what motivated the change and what this means for an apparently ongoing threat. >> they had the capacity to go after our embassies. they have the capacity potentially to go after our businesses. they had the capacity to be destabilizing and disruptive in countries where the security apparatus are weak. i should definitely do laundry more often. yeah. by the time i do there's all these mystery stains. i mean is it coffee? could be gravy. yeah. so now i u tide boost with my tide. it's double powerful for when things get doubliffy. [ female announcer ] together, tide and tide boost double your power against stains that's my tide. first wait till summer. then get the cars ready. now add the dodge part. ♪ the do
Aug 12, 2013 6:00pm EDT
through her can tame you'd work in her home cap -- continued work in her hometown of detroit. >> i feel so sorry for people not living in detroit. detroit gives a sense of civilization in a way you do not get in a city like new york. obvious what was does not work. striving forways giant, and this is how giants fall. to have youhonored on this program. i am glad you are here. >> i am glad to be here. >> let me ask you what it is about detroit that makes you hopeful. aboute you so optimistic detroit's future? was a picture of the packard motor company. it is now 38 years
FOX Business
Aug 6, 2013 11:00am EDT
. is chicago the next detroit? we raise this question before, why the problems plaguing the windy city could lead down the exact same road. ♪ with fidelity's options platform, we've completely integrated every step of the process, making it easier to try filters and strategies... to get a list of equity options... evaluate them with our p&l calculator... and execute faster with our more intuitive trade ticket. i'm greg stevens, and i helped create fidelity's options platform. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. folks have suffered from frequent heartburn. butetting heartburn and then treating day after day is a thing of the past. block the acid with prilosec otc, and don't get heartburn in the first place. [ male announcer one pill each morning 24 hours. zero heartburn. do you min grabbing my phone and opening the capitaone purchase eraser? i need to redeem some venture miles before my demise. okay. it's easy to erase any recent travel expense i want. just pick that flight right there. mmm hmmm. give it
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. >>> detroit's animal control officials are denying the claim that 50,000 stray dogs are roaming the streets of the abandoned city. it's the direct result of the city's economic woes as job losses in detroit grow thousands of dogs and other pets were abandoned. >> in 2012 there were 903 bites to humans in the city of detroit. there are 50 calls a day, by citizens asking for relief from the dogs, from the pit bulls that are chasing them, and endangering their children and four is the number of officers i have to cover that. >> that's not your dog? see how this dog looks? this dog is not taken care of. you can tell this dog has been out, he's got fleas all over him he's not groomed well and we pick up dogs like this off the street all the time. when you have an economic decline of a city in an urban area, there are things that are going to suffer. >> there is more coming up on al jazeera. shakespeare never heard about hip hop but hip hop knows all the the bend. coming up next here othello performed in a way the author could never have imagined. and a young man named johnny football will not be
Aug 30, 2013 12:00am PDT
or how they got here. isn't there a better way? from the rooftops of new york city detroit, there's a growing movement to change the way we eat. join us as food forward explores the explosion of urban agriculture across america, and meet the food rebels who are growing food right where we live. male announcer: funding for food forward is provided by...
Aug 10, 2013 3:45pm EDT
receiving t.a.r.p. money from the federal government of the united states and closing plants in detroit which is now bankrupt so they could open plants in china. gm, cars rolling out say buick. that plant and the joint partnership which the chinese government forces them into is 51% controlled by the shanghai automotive corporation which is controlled by the communist party of china. the only thing gm put in was all of the money and the technology and the know how. the chinese run it and, in the long run, own it. so no change there. i wallet to show you something here -- i want to show you something here. this is an oath mandated just last year for all lawyers in china, i swear to faithfully fulfill the sacred mission of legal workers in socialism with chinese characteristics. i swear my loyalty to the motherland, to the people, to uphold the leadership of the communist party. i would like to find out something, socialism with chinese characteristic, our first speaker this morning talked about national socialism. china is boast nationalistic and socialist. this is a fascist government.
Aug 3, 2013 11:00pm EDT
a group of eight people as a hijacking family five adults and three kids from detroit hijack the plane to algeria. three very young children in the and this was a baby. it is a sad story i talk about in the book but they had to make a choice with they send the children back separate themselves so i talk about kids being along for the ride in the make very bad choices. >> you talk about the paranoia of today and what it was like and then? in beckett was a revelation especially after the epidemic because people assume the hijacker wanted to negotiate so there was the assumption i'll have to go to having an all be put up in the hotel i will have a great story from referencing get a cigar. [laughter] but in 1968 "time" magazine published a guide for its basically if you are nice they will be based in and ask to go to this hotel and there's a good deal on clothing in one thing i found out a lot of times the airlines would serve alcohol during the hijackings in the people would get wasted. [laughter] because in this particular hijacking had access to all fbi debriefings so the person was too
Aug 7, 2013 9:00am EDT
at the rise of twit we are the company's co-founder in just a couple minutes. >>> plus, is the detroit bankruptcy just the beginning? we'll take a look at state and local governments to see who might be the next bankruptcy and where it might be coming. is your city next? >>> first up, as we told you a few moments ago, the president cancelling a summit with vl vladimir putin over the treatment of edward snowden. eamon javers is live in washington with the latest. >> carl, just within the past few minutes or so, the white house has put out a statement saying that the president now that he's got some time to kill while he's over in europe is going to visit sweden which the white house calls a close friend and partner and obvious jab at russia. the white house saying this morning that the president is not going to participate in this planned summit with vladimir putin, the russian president. he is, however, going to go to the g-20, that's in st. petersburg, russia. he's not going to have that moscow meeting with put putin, however. among the reasons was the decision to give edward snowden
FOX Business
Aug 9, 2013 1:00pm EDT
pleasure. lori: gerri willis will talk with bill emerson from detroit. he runs the long largest online mortgage lender. "the willis report," 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. adam: americans can't get enough of "sharknado." the campy movie is twitter sensation, so much so sci-fi launch ad contest to name the sequel. after 5000 title submissions, the winner is, are you ready for this? "sharknado" 2 the second one. look out shark fans, a storm is coming to your tv next summer. lori: can't put your finger on why, but that movie is an absolute sensation. adam: like the old american international films from the '60s that they used to run on tv, sci-fi films real low budget and made no sense and they make a gazillion dollars. with all the sharks and agents in los angeles, you would think sharks would be out there. lori: there was a shark on the subway in new york. that was little scary. adam: picture of kids found it on the beach and took it on the n train i think. lori: absolutely. more on "sharknado." when sleeping on the job might be a good thing. a company that has employees living and working together
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
outside of detroit. >> it's really all about meeting demand. our plant in mexico is completely full. but demand for the all new fusion has been outstanding. it's a great knew product, and we need more. so we had a shift available here, and a flexible body shop was built to be able to build the fusion for the market, and now we can add capacity, get more sales and meet demand. >> the fusion has been a big success for ford. sales so far this year are up 13%. >>> freddie mac says the average fixed rate mortgage is down this week. last week it was at a two-year high. still mortgage rates are up more than a full percentage point since early may when a 30-year fixed average was 3.35%. still to come on al jazeera, there are no concerns in california as crews continue to battle the massive wildfire in yosemite. >>> and downpours in pennsylvania cause severe flooding. ♪ hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor forç] ♪ >>> welcome back. so a predator drone is the latest koolt helping to get a handle on the wildfire burning in yosemite national park. mor
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 1:00pm EDT
is starting to produce its plant right outside of detroit. i'm richelle carey, some citizens in pakistan risk their lives pressing for reform. and you can always go to our website,, for the latest. do keep it here. have a great day. ♪
Aug 21, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >> reporter: at only 21,000 production cars a year tesla isn't going to outdo detroit in volume any time soon. but when it comes to innovation the company is cornering the market. for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, fremont, california. >> great story. elon musk is a very interesting guy with a remarkable background in silicon valley. and he's been proven right here. i mean he's done something everybody that i know who has one loves it. >> i know. i never thought of electric cars as looking very cool. that is very cool. and it even makes that sound. >>> elmore leonard certainly changed the crime novel. he used to tell other writers, try to leave out the parts people skip. we'll listen to some of his conversations with charlie coming up on "cbs this morning." for pain and swelling? apply cold therapy in the first 24 hours. but not just any cold. i only use new thermacare® cold wraps. targettemp technology delivers a consistent, therapeutic cold to stop pain and start healing. new thermacare® cold wraps. a better way to treat pain. bacon?! gotta get that bacon! smokey bacon, cr
Aug 31, 2013 5:00am PDT
city. bringing ben affleck into the story will bring it to detroit. >> detroit will stand in for both batman's gotham and superman's metropolis. it will make it a super deal for both sides. >> welcome to "cbs this morning saturday." i'm anthony mason. >> and i'm vinita nair. the batman movie will no doubt give detroit a lift. it's also getting a lift from another source. cars. ford's first american build fusion rolled off the lines in detroit this week. it came after the maid inde in the usa campaign. >> we look at the global economy. it's titled "american-made move." >> the truth is in an increasingly global economy it takes manufactures from all over the world to make things necessary to have a baseball game. so no matter whether you realize it or not, we all have a loin with the things we make and buy in this country. >> we got greedy and that's why we're where we're at now. that's the sick part about this place. >> u.s. consumers would like to buy american. >> the idea that we have to make things in this country is back. >> we can compete on a gl
Aug 9, 2013 4:30am EDT
slumping is detroit pitcher max scherzer. the tigers' ace improved. completing a four-game sweep of the indians. >>> the l.a. dodgers continue their red-hot play on the road. a.j. ellis smacked a three-run homer helping the dodgers to a 5-1 win over st. louis. l.a. hoss won 17 of their last 18 games at home. >>> the baltimore ravens were back on the field for the first time since winning the super bowl. baltimore opened their preseason schedule against the bucs in reiny tampa. the ravens got a 7-6 lead. the defending champs don't look back from there. they win, 44-16. and the super bowl runners-up were also back in action. the san francisco 49ers hosting the denver broncos, before star quarterbacks collin kaepernick and peyton manning played just one series. the only touchdown comes when niners' running back d.j. harper coughs up the ball and phillips returns with a score. the broncos win, 10-6. >>> finally, just because you earn the tens of millions of dollar as year and you are the face of the nba doesn't mean you can escape jury duty. lebron james got his notice in the mail an
Aug 4, 2013 1:00pm PDT
to blow up northwest flight over detroit on christmas day 2009. that didn't work. tried to blow up cargo planes going into the united states. that didn't work. they tried to put a bomb on another american plane. so far they haven't been able to do anything with them. >> peter, thanks so much. good to see you. >> thank you. >>> we're hearing now new news in this sports world that third baseman a-rod is about to be suspended. but he'll also be in the lineup for tomorrow night when the yankees play the white sox. how does that work? we'll explain. >>> hi, i'm katherine mcphee. through a personal connection to west africa, i had an opportunity to build a preschool. the school master, wonderful woman there, she'd come down with malaria. i had gotten together saying i'd love to see what we can do for her and for all of the people that she works so hard to help. every minute a child dies from malaria. it's something that doesn't need to happen, it's curable, preventable. nothing we would have in the united states but really is devastating to their lives and so much to be done that you can feel
Aug 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
of change, revving in detroit and super sized shark attack. gentleman rina lewis, let's talk about the job jobs. break them down. >> sluggish at best. 162,000 jobs added. the expectation was 185,000. even whispers of 200,000. so way off. to put it in perspective, at this rate it will take seven more years to make up for the jobs lost in what is now deemed as the great recession. and it gets worse. because even though unemployment is down slightly, it's a bit misleading because participation is down. you've got to remember, every day 10,000 baby boomers retire. what is replacing those jobs, two-thirds of the jobs are part-time largely in the retail sector, which is notorious for low wages. >> a lot of mill lessen kwrals are living at home with their parents. >> a lot of people in the industry are saying selection. these days you can't have a few models you have to have lots of models. there seems to be something about a truck, to borrow a line from a country song. g.m., 16%. ford, 11%. these are sales to consumers, not fleet sales or commercial sales where the margins are lower. >> that is
Aug 27, 2013 3:00am PDT
're going to see that -- >> in detroit. >> stop it. >> women. it's just going to be horrible. >> all right. >> how can you make cars when you're doing that? it's now -- it's now an industrial problem, willie. >> all morning -- >> why do you think the japanese are beating us? >> miley cyrus. >> miley cyrus. >> we're actually going to take an in-depth look at the causes of the financial crisis that gripped the city and the innovators who were working to dig it out. coming up today on "morning joe" -- >> and twerking. >> stop it. >> chris mathews will be joining us along with the "washington post" david ignatius, financial times gilleyen tett and dr. nancy schneiderman. up next the top stories in the politico playbook. bill karins with a check on the forecast. >> good morning. as far as the rim fire went in california yesterday, firefighters got a little bit of control. not a lot. we went from 7% containment to 20%. it's still threatening the drinking supply, the reservoir that supplies 80% of the water to san francisco. worried about the ashes contaminating the water as the fire continues to
Aug 5, 2013 11:00am PDT
[ bleep ] story. >>> detroit police calling it an unprecedented case. a woman found dead, burned in a detroit apartment days after two other women were also found attacked. both left for dead in a nearby vacant field. one of them with burn marks on her body. cnn's rosa flores joins me with more on this one. and rosa, what are police saying? are they connecting these women at all? >> reporter: you know, that's the big question. i just got off the phone with detroit police, and the public information officer there tells me that they are investigating these three cases separately. right now they don't believe that these cases are related. but here is what we know. the latest body was discovered after detroit firefighters put out an apartment fire saturday. the woman has not been identified, but investigators do say that she is in her 20s. now, the medical examiner has not determined the cause of death at this point in time. here's what's very interesting. a week earlier to the day on jewel 27th, a 30-year-old woman was found physically assaulted in a vacant field. her continue is un
Aug 5, 2013 6:00am EDT
of civilizations that have gotten into trouble. in detroit, people are wondering, do we have the same problems that crop up here? >> we are. we can fix them. basically what happens to a great power when it stumbles, its politics don't keep up with economics. it was true in rome and china, otoman empire. true today, our problem is the debt crisis. >> the debt crisis and some people would say entitlements. you have to look at that. republicans are saying that. >> at the federal level. itself the core of it. the nation is on an unsustainable path. with key fix this. we request get our mojo back, growth back, tomorrow, not today. >> what do we have to do? >> we need to get on a glide path to slow entitlement programs and bring down government spending and debt overtime. with decan do it in a way that's aggressive or gradual. we have to start now. >> i look at what was happening in detroit. is this a situation when you don't take action, this is where you wind up? are there other municipalities set up in a similar way or is detroit unique because of the huge numbers of people who have left? >> well
Aug 18, 2013 9:00am EDT
of passengers. that was november 1972. went three fugitives from justice to me from detroit and one of the brothers from tennessee hijack a southern airways flight over alabama. their demand was $10 million, which is by far record ransom demand. but they said that they didn't get $10 million they were going to crash the plane into the oak ridge national laboratory which has a nuclear reactor with uranium-235, which, of course, a comic bombs. urgently, what happens, they were circling around knoxville waiting for the money to be gathered by southern airways which had a hard time getting the money. eventually they get $2 million a log the back of $2 million on the plane. $2 million with 150 pounds. so these three minutes need so these three minutes need money so these three minutes need money and they're like it's $10 million, it's got to be. so fortunate it didn't bother to county. if they would realize they've been shorted by $8 million, who knows what would've happened? it end up going into cuba and their imprisoned and things don't end well for them. but after that, shortly afterw
Aug 8, 2013 2:35am EDT
his swim yesterday morning, belle island, detroit. his odyssey monday morning. when he started he was pulling two dinghies carrying 334 bricks. ha. when finished he was only pulling one. >> nuts. the swim was a fund raiser for habitat for humanity. dryer said symbolic. despite michigan and detroit struggles. he wanted to show we don't have to sink under the weight of our burdens. >> should be clear it wasn't that he was carrying one brick. one dinghy. half the amount of bricks he had when he started. still incredible feat. and good cause too. >> unbelievable. he said the hardest thing going against the current most of the way. swimming in waves, two to three feet during the day. three to four feet during the night. that slowed down his progress. i think he did just fine. >> check this out apparently had a couple hallucinations along the way one at night he describes a vegs ision of jesus ghost ships out there as well. the cold, temperature, just having to be in so much mobile, mobility all the time, you, you, lose it. little bit. >> kept on going. >> he did. coming up. who says ha
Aug 8, 2013 3:00pm PDT
a number of other cities. you talk about cleveland, detroit and houston. and i guess, you know, my question is, these cities are trying to do interesting things but they're also cities that are facing big problems of poverty, lack of education for so many people. are these cities going to be able to do all of it? >> cities are not governments right? they're networks of leaders. mayors for sure, county leaders for sure. governors in many places but also heads of businesses. business associations, heads of universities, heads of philanthropy. they come together, they form networks. they try to sort out what's our distinctive vision? what's our special position in the global economy? and then what is our game- changer? what jennifer just applied the applied science in new york city, that's a game-changer. investing in manufacturing, supporting your manufacturer, that's a game-changer in northeast ohio. transit clearly is a necessity for the 21st century so they're not waiting for washington. they're basically coming together across party and jurisdictional lines saying how do we make our place
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. the biggest for the tigers is miguel cabrerra with a sore abdoman. they took control of the game. detroit led 7-2 and the game was called in 27th innincalled in 7o rain. now to tennis and after seven-plus tours on tour. he heard criticism for his inability to win the big one. something put to rest by winning the gold medal at the london olympics and the london title a u few weeks a go and become the first brit to win that championship in 77 years. and that the years *urs open the defending champ is seated third. both players born on the same day. he's a huge hit an forced him to run all over the court to return those powerful ground strokes. that's an area which murray kpeld and that's what he did in this match winning the last five games in a row and a 7-5, 6-1, 3-6, 6 -1 victory. >> it's very difficult for wimbledon for example an it's something that u you need to enjoy. there's always noise during the points. you hear words at wome at womene quiet. >> the placing 87 ranked of germany and the number one player in the world placed two set points early in the second round match but saved both
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
coming into detroit as well as ink cartridges being filled with explosives and sent to america as well a year after that. a dangerous group. they were being used by al qaeda central now, apparently, to act out and to strike out and that's why the concerns were there, bill. bill: thank you, greg palkot, london there reporting. despite the latest terror threat the white house still contending that the core of al qaeda has been diminished, knocked out. ahead ambassador john bolton on that and what he thinks the terror network's resurgence and what it means for our national security. that is coming up with the ambassador. >> after four years of waiting the trial of the man charged in the 2009 fort hood massacre is about to begin. here is army psychiatrist, major nidal hasan as he looked that day when he admittedly killed 13 people and wounded dozens in an alleged shooting rampage. here is how he looks today as he prepares to represent himself and even cross-examine some of the wounded survivors. now we have casey stiegel there for us. he is live on the base at fort hood. he will join us in
Aug 14, 2013 4:00am PDT
. scores mark ellis and yasiel puig. the dodgers win 4-2. they are 40-10 in their last 50. >>> detroit was in chicago. they have max scherzer, going for his 18th win. tigers up 2-0. two on, two out. garcia, off scherzer. down the right field line. garcia -- and the ball gets away. garcia comes home to score. 3-1 lead. tied at 3-3, bottom 11. we had a lot of extra inning baseball games on tuesday. de aza makes the blooper reel. garcia scores. the white sox win 4-3, in 11. >>> that's all we have. now, back to you. >> thanks, guys. >>> coming up next, it's "the pulse." we're hearing from the lucky lottery winners that hit it big. one is an instant internet star. >>> also, a boy entering manhood with a performance you have to see to believe. car insurance companies say they'll save you by switching, you'd have like, a ton of dollars. but how're they saving you those dollars? a lot of companies might answer "um" or "no comment." then there's esurance. born online, raised by technology and majors in efficiency. so whatever they save, you save. hassle, time, paperwork, hair-tearing out, and y
Aug 15, 2013 4:00am PDT
will be close to 100. phoenix will be 107. highs around 80 from new york, d.c., chicago and detroit. they'll be in the mid-70s. >>> the postal service making more adjustments. what you should know before you mail your next package. >>> and new details in the kidnapping saga of hannah anderson. new details released overnight. >>> and a major breakthrough that is said to lower men's risk of getting prostate cancer. >>> and welcome back. the cash-strapped u.s. postal service is making more changes to take on rivals like fedex. the agency is now offering free online tracking for priority mail shipments, free insurance and date-specific delivery. the moves come as the postal service is reeling from losses this year, totalling $3.9 billion. >>> cisco systems is cutting 4,000 jobs. it's about 5% of the company's workforce. the job cuts come after weaker sales in japan, china and europe. >>> apple's struggling stock is starting to show signs of life. surpassing the $500 share mark for the first time since january. the surge comes after investor carl icahn said he purchased a large chunk of the co
Aug 27, 2013 4:00am PDT
as the corners of the country and in texas. >> if you're flying, airport delays are possible in detroit, salt lake city and las vegas. >>> now, to a stunning allegation this morning about a legendary tennis match that captivated the country 40 years ago. >> the faceoff between billie jean king and bobby rigs was billed as the battle of the sexes. now, there's word that rigs may have thrown the match. guy owe benitez has more. >> reporter: it was dubbed the battle of the sexes. september 20th, 1973. one of the top tennis players ever, bobby rigs, came out of retirement, to challenge one of the world's greatest female players, billie jean king, and lost. now, in an espn "outside the lines" exclusive, this man tells what he kept secret for 40 years. hal shaw said months before the match, he overheard two mob bosses saying rigs owed the mob a gambling debt of more than $100,000. >> they brought up the name of bobby rigs. that he will make it look and appear that he's trying his best. but billie jean king is just overwhelming him. >> reporter: billie jean king calls the story ridiculous. >> i woul
Aug 8, 2013 4:00am PDT
teams with double-digit win streaks we have to tell you about. >> yeah, streaking. detroit's won ten in a row. miguel cabrera, gets danny salazar. salazar had struck him out three previous at-bats. only pitcher to do that this season. fourth at-bat, cabrera says strike this. 33rd home run. tigers up 4-3. we went into extras. prince fielder, shot to the gap. two score. the tigers hold on, 6-5. >>> justin upton and company taking on the nationals. justin upton, off fernando abad. top eight. they're up 4-3, runners on the corners. upton again. drives in two more. braves win it, 6-3. they extend their win streak to 13. >>> st. louis, ended that dodgers road winning streak on tuesday. wednesday, carl crawford ends shelby miller's day on his second pitch. crawford had four hits. but that one hurt miller, man. he would have to leave the game. elbow contusion. x-rays were negative. that's a positive. mike blazek ended out the inning. and then, it was jake westbrook. he was supposed to pitch today. and he looked like he wasn't ready to pitch wednesday. skip schumaker, the former cardinal, had
Aug 12, 2013 4:00am PDT
of the ninth gives new york a 5-4 win over detroit. >>> and in preseason football, the colts and bills treat fans to game-breaking plays. indianapolis receiver t.y. hilton gets open along the sidelines and makes a diving catch far a 45-yard touchdown. that may have been topped by this play, buffalo rookie marquise goodwin was a college track star at texas, and he shows his speed here. goodwin returns the kick-off 107 yards for a touchdown. the bills win, 44-20. >>> and if you think he's fast, when we return, a look at the fastest man in the world. scientists try to figure out why usain bolt blows by the competition. >> announcer: sports sponsored by autostop. new autostop is foolproof. gray is over. autostop is foolproof. gray is over. [ male announcer ] running out of steam? ♪ now you can give yourself a kick in the rear! v8 v-fusion plus energy. natural energy from green tea plus fruits and veggies. need a little kick? ooh! could've had a v8. in the juice aisle. of negotiations is likely s ahead. new details in the rescue oa california teen. how agents tracked her -- and her alled kidnap
Aug 13, 2013 4:00am PDT
. texas wins 2-1. >>> detroit shortstop jose iglesias may have had the defensive play of the night. he makes a offhanded bare-handed throw to help get phegley out. they lose to the white sox 6-2. >>> and a wild one between the orioles and diamondbacks. baltimore's chris davis ties it on the sixth home run of the year. orioles would rally in the ninth to tie at game at 6-6. arizona's adam eaton hammers the first pitch he sees for the walk-off home run. the diamondbacks win 7-6. >>> when we return, california dreaming. an entrepreneur's plan to transport people from l.a. to san francisco on an ultra fast cushion of air. of the bay bridge open.. by labor day. drastic changes are coming your kids school bathrooms. they'll get to pick which o they want to use. an east versus west battle pitting neighbor against neighbor in one bay area neighborhood. and it's all r parking.. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:3 ,,,, >>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., severe thunderstorms today. atlanta, afternoon thunderstorms. partl
Aug 5, 2013 5:30pm PDT
and johnny peralta of the detroit tigers. but the harshest penalty is going to alex rodriguez of the d w york yankees, baseball's highest-paid player is being suspended without pay for a record 211 games. the game has not seen punishment of this scope since the black sox scandal nearly a century nigh don dahler is in chicago where rodriguez and the yankees are playing the white sox tonight. don? >> reporter: mellow, maurice, alex rodriguez has missed most of this season trying to rehab an injury. tonight, weather permitting, he will bat fourth and play third base. but his return to major league baseball may be for a limited time only. >> the last seven months have ben a nightmare. it's been -- you know, probably the worst time of my life for sure. ac reporter: alex rodriguez now stands alone among the 13 players accused of using performance-enhancing drugs. but what we've always fought for is for the process and i think we have that. and at some point we'll sit in front of an arbiter and give it our... give our case. >> reporter: baseball commissioner bud selig explained why rodriguez's punis
Aug 8, 2013 4:00am EDT
to tell you about. >> streaking. detroit's won ten in a row. miguel cabrera, gets danny salazar. salazar had struck him out three previous at-bats. only pitcher to do that this season. fourth at-bat, cabrera says strike this. tigers up 4-3. prince fielder, shot to the gap. two score. the tigers hold on, 6-3. >>> justin upton and company taking on the nationals. justin upton, off fernando avlad. top eight. 4-3, runners on the corners. upton again. drives in two more. braves win it, 6-3. they extend their win streak to 13. >>> st. louis, ended that dodgers road winning streak on tuesday. wednesday, carl crawford and shelby millers on his second pitch. crawford had four hits. but that one hurt miller, man. he would have to leave the game. elbow contusion. x-rays were negative. and then, it was jake westbrook. he was supposed to pitch today. and he looked like he wasn't ready to pitch wednesday. skip schumaker, the former cardinal, had a huge game. and the dodgers go on to win 13-4. >> jerry hairston jr. had an rbi in that game, as well. >>> hey, have a great thursday. >> thanks, guys. >> we
Aug 3, 2013 1:30pm EDT
, not realizing the techniques being used to get you not to care, you know. detroit is bankrupt today. detroit is also bankrupt today after decades of socialism. decades of social welfare state. detroit is the future of every american city. when i was a child growing up, american cities were our g treasure. today american cities are a wasteland. they're a wasteland because of welfare, they're a wasteland because of broken families. the tragedy that's going on in our inare cities and around the country, which will spread to the suburbs, where children are not raised correctly, don't have an education, don't see a future, where the family is broken from the beginning, these tragedies -- someone has to stand up and say this is the lie that began in the new deal. this is the lie of government dependence. don't be satisfied as young people to be told you're not needed. don't be satisfied to be told that somebody in china or anywhere else can do your jobs better than you can do them. but fight for this. and if you listen to the lie, socialism always comes on to help you, and then in the end it impri
Aug 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
who came to detroit in 2009. this is more -- is more general. i think if anything's changed it's that in the aftermath of the attack on our facility in benghazi and the deaths there of four americans and the continuing ha la ba lu from congress about embassy safety, people just want to err on the side of taking extra precautions. they don't have the same kind of specificity here they've had in other threats. what they have is significant personalities being involved in the threat stream and i think that's why they take it seriously. >> we are living in a post-benghazi world and benghazi drives so much of this. >> exactly. so richard haas, talk a little bit about -- what's the president's for closing -- precedence for closing 22 embassies and this al qaeda resurgence. >> let me start with the latter. people are focusing on the u.s. reaction which i think is appropriate. the bigger story this is the new normal. this is now a middle east where you no longer have countries that are essentially controlled by their governments. it's been the case in pakistan for some time, which is w
Aug 15, 2013 9:00pm PDT
happened in new york because new york's murder rate is dramatically lower than detroit of chicago. >> that has given me a chance to make an apology, which is unusual, not to you mr., speaker, so don't get to excited but i said virginia had the highest murder rate according to the fbi in 2009 and it didn't and that was an inaccurate fact and i'm happy to correct it now. mr. speaker, good to talk to you. i look forward to cross fire starting. i can't think of a better person to be involved. good to see you and come back soon. >> good to see you. >>> hanna anderson's first public appearance. she's speaking out. should someone protect her privacy. i'll talk to another kidnapping victim, jaycee dugard. plays a e throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. bjorn earns unlimited rewards for his small business. take these bags to room 12 please. [ garth ] bjorn's small business earns double miles on every purchase every day. produce delivery. [ bjorn ] ju
Aug 16, 2013 12:00am PDT
what happened in new york because new york's murder rate is dramatically lower than detroit of chicago. >> that has given me a chance to make an apology, which is unusual, not to you mr., speaker, so don't get to excited but i said virginia had the highest murder rate according to the fbi in 2009 and it didn't and that was an inaccurate fact and i'm happy to correct it now. mr. speaker, good to talk to you. i look forward to cross fire starting. i can't think of a better person to be involved. good to see you and come back soon. >> good to see you. >>> hanna anderson's first public appearance. she's speaking out. should someone protect her privacy. i'll talk to another kidnapping victim, jaycee dugard. female narrator: the mattress price wars are on the mattress price wars are on at sleep train. we challenged the manufacturers to offer even lower prices. now it's posturepedic versus beautyrest with big savings of up to $400 off. serta icomfort and tempur-pedic go head-to-head with three years' interest-free financing. plus, free same-day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. w
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Aug 3, 2013 12:00pm PDT
-qaeda not decimated but al-qaeda is very much alive it's actually detroit that is decimated. >> and in last may, he said osama bin laden is dead and most of his top lieutenants. there has been no large scale attacks on the united states and homeland is more secure. in summary, we're safer because of our efforts, but would you say that is not true? >> i think what we've seen from this administration is a willingness to look the other way. we pretend like al-qaeda is on the run. it's not just benghazi that we saw these problems in. mali has been developing as a strong hold for terrorists for quite a long time. the french are the ones who actually had to step up and do something bit. the united states was unwilling. you know it's really bad when the french are leading the charge and the united states is pretending there is no war to fight. >> heather: and this threat is focused on yemen, why? >> that is also a hub right now. there is probably some very real intelligence. we obviously are not privy to that intelligence, but those who are understanding that on daily basis have to make the decisions. i d
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Aug 12, 2013 12:00pm PDT
and raided several of his offices in the detroit area. investigators say he gave chemo to patients who did not need and it diagnosed people with cancer when there were no signs of cancer. a judge is set to decide whether to grant bail at hearing tomorrow. laura is live in our new york newsroom. >> enough to make your head spin, if all of these allegations are true. aside from giving patients costly chemo treatments, federal investigators say dr. fata ordered assistants to 'provide the treatment and if patients got nervous he prescribed them xanax. he was ordering chemotherapy for all end of life patients instead of letting the patients die in peace. an oncology nurse who applied for a job with dr. fa a filed a claim that she witnessed treatments that should have lasted minutes dragging on for hours. >> why didn't they do anything? that was three years ago. and in that time, how many people could have been saved and how many families could have been spared? >> if convicted on current charges. fata could get ten years in prison. a spokesman with the u.s. attorney's office says if the investi
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Aug 21, 2013 1:00am PDT
washington, d.c., detroit and chicago. have the highest gun murder rates in the entire country. we also know the converse that in areas of the country where gun control is relatively lax, crime rates go down. an armed society is a safer society. that's a different question than the police in stop and frisk. >> that's not necessarily true. in texas, they have you know, you can carry and it's fairly easy to acquire a gun legally. but houston is -- you know, it's a dangerous place because you have got a lot of that what we were talking about. the neighborhoods that are out-of-control. that's where all the crime begins. do you believe stop and frisk, colmes, is racial profiling? >> the way they do it in new york is i'm not against stop and frisk and neither is the court. the court way it's being implemented in new york in newark where they're every month putting on line who is being stopped. racial -- what race they are and complete transparency that's the way to do it. and civil libertarians. >> bill: have an officer who stops somebody do what? >> write down how are stopping. write down the rac
Aug 1, 2013 12:00am PDT
why you were frisked. >>> a story we've been following, today in chicago, detroit and flint, michigan. thousands of fast food retailers went on strike. they're pushing for a wage increase to $15 an hour, and the right to form unions without fear of retaliation. we will continue to follow these strikes on this program and on our website all in with chris. >>> when i was in illinois i passed racial profiling legislation. initially the police departments were resistant. they came to recognize p it was done in a fair, straightforward way, it would allow them to do their jobs better, and communities would have more confidence in them and in turn be more helpful. in applying the law. >> talking about the death of trayvon martin a little over a week ago, president obama spoke about the straightforward principle of having police officers listen to actions. the goal of this kind of approach is to reduce the frustration that many black and brown people feel when they're targets of heightened police scrutiny, and that's why yesterday congressman john conyers and senator ben karnen introduced the
Aug 6, 2013 3:00am PDT
his weight set and just lifts weights. >> do it alone. >> get out of our way. >> detroit free press, one of the largest -- >> did you see that. >> publicly owned muse seems may be the next victim of detroit's bankruptcy filing. christies will appraise the value of all city-owned items at the detroit institute of art. this is sad. >> it is. >> featuring works from van gogh and deyeahgo rivera. the request came from creditors owed $18 billion. >> the city manager said of detroit, the city manager said they're lazy, stupid -- >> there's a lot of people now accusing everybody and trying to get in the way of the bankruptcy filing. >> the "usa today," last year, 1.35 million kids went to the e for sports-related injuries. a survey says that equates to a hospital visit every 25 seconds. the report estimates those injuries caused more than $900 million last year. >> from our parade of papers "seattle times" prolonged use of high blood pressure medication may lead to an increase risk for breast cancer for older women. in a survey of 2700 women, the rate of breast cancer doubled among those w
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